On 23 December, Sembra LNG subsidiary of Sempra Energy, officially announced that Cameron LNG has started producing its first LNG. Specifically the production came from its second liquefaction train of the export facility located in Hackberry, Louisiana.
Furthermore, Train 2 and Train 3 are scheduled to begin commercial operations in the first and third quarter of 2020 respectively, under Cameron LNG's tolling agreement.
As the company further informed, this first LNG production means a major milestone in the development of the liquefaction facility.
"Achievement of this major milestone for Train 2 demonstrates Cameron LNG employees and our EPC contractors working together with diligence and respect for safety."
...said Farhad Ahrabi, CEO of Cameron LNG.
For the records the facility's first liquefaction train officially begun commercial operations back in August 2019.
Moreover, the Cameron's LNG project Phase 1 involves the first three liquefaction trains which will allow the export of about 12 million tonnes of LNG for each year, or approximately 1.7 billion cubic feet per day.
"We are pleased to reach this important milestone in the development of the liquefaction facility."
...chief operating officer of Sempra LNG and board chair for Cameron LNG, Lisa Glatch noted.
Cameron LNG is a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receipt terminal, jointly owned by affiliates of Sempra LNG, Total, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., and Japan LNG Investment, LLC, a company jointly owned by Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha. Concluding Sempra Energy holds 50.2% of the Cameron LNG.